National Association of the Deaf Announces Landmark Settlement with Harvard to Improve Online Accessibility – CREEC

November 27, 2019

Amy F. Robertson


Settlement Includes Requirements Beyond Harvard’s New Accessibility Policies, Including Captions for Live Events, Third-Party Platforms and Department-Sponsored Student Groups

Harvard Agrees to Enter Consent Decree, Ensuring Court Enforcement of Settlement

BOSTON—The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) announced today a landmark settlement with Harvard University that institutes a series of new guidelines to make the university’s website and online resources accessible for those who are deaf or hard of hearing. The settlement represents the most comprehensive set of online accessibility requirements in higher education and ensures for the first time [...]

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